Joanne Holmes recently presented a workshop highlighting the challenges of malnutrition and how to improve the Mealtime Experience for those living with dementia to domicillary and residential care providers at Poole Borough… »
Ageing & Dementia: Research Impact
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Dr Michelle Heward represented the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) at the ‘Employing Information and Communications Technologies in Homes and Cities for the Health and Well-Being of Older People’ (ICT4HOP… »
Following our first successful meeting earlier this year, the ADRC ‘Ageing and Dementia Friendly Design Advisory Board’ met for the second time in June 2017. The Advisory Board brings together… »
Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) at Royal College of Physicians – launch of Electronic workbook for Nutrition and Dementia care
Professor Jane Murphy, Joanne Holmes and Dr Michelle Board supported by Michelle O’Brien hosted the launch of the online version of the workbook ‘Eating and Drinking Well: Supporting People Living… »
People with dementia often find it more difficult to understand and navigate built environments. Dementia-friendly environments compensate for impairments to maximise independence and quality of life. Within the Ageing and… »
Last week we were on a study visit to Italy and were lucky enough to visit and meet Italian colleagues from four regions who are doing some pretty innovative… »
The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project is a research project that took place as part of the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme(a unique collaboration between five UK Research Councils—ESRC, EPSRC,… »
Knowledge Transfer Partnership, or KTP, is a graduate scheme funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), allowing graduates to gain employment as ‘project managers’ of an applied research or consultation… »
Promoting understanding of sexuality and ageing: enhancing voice through co-production with older lesbian and gay people
Research at BU has made a significant contribution to public debate and health and social care practice with older LGBT people. Work includes two films, a textbook for care professionals, events and training sessions with health and social care agencies and a ‘Methods to Diversity’ tool.
Research has been applied by health professionals working with older people to raise awareness of the importance of regularly strength and balance training to prevent falls.